Investment

Investment policy and regulation

Company launches digital ad operation

Cambodian Investment Management’s social-media marketing and advertising business has launched Dynamo Innovative Digital Advertising, the group said last week. Dynamo will inherit 10 clients, managing 20 social-media pages, 90 per cent of which are on Facebook and 10 per cent on LinkedIn. ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/company-launches-digital-ad-operation

Cambodian, Thai firms form business alliance

SBI Royal Securities, a subsidiary of Japanese-based SBI Holdings, has concluded a basic agreement to form a business and capital alliance with one of Thailand’s leading securities firms, in a move that could attract more investment from Cambodia’s northern neighbour. The agreement with Thailand’s Finansia Syrus ...

May Kunmakara
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cambodian-thai-firms-form-business-alliance

Cambodia very lucrative for investors

Economic diversification is attracting substantial sums of FDI from China and beyond. Rich in history and culture and blessed with wonderful natural and human resources that are driving its impressive economic growth and attracting record sums of foreign direct investment (FDI), the Kingdom of Cambodia offers ...

http://www.thecambodiaherald.com/cambodia/detail/1?page=13&token=ZTk3NDYwNTAyZjc

Cambodia's economy to grow by 7.2 pct in 2013, stronger in 2014: ADB

Cambodia’s economic growth is forecast at 7.2 percent in 2013, picking up to 7.5 percent next year as recovery in Europe and the United States takes hold, according to the Asian Development Bank’s annual economic outlook released on Tuesday. The United States and Europe are the ...

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/business/2013-04/09/c_132295116.htm

Logistics and insurance firms driving office market

Increases in Cambodia’s GDP and foreign direct investment (FDI) are helping to drive the supply and demand in the Kingdom’s office sector, according to a new report from global property agents CBRE. Increasingly, international businesses are favouring Cambodia, in particular Phnom Penh, mainly due to ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013040464872/Real-Estate/logistics-and-insurance-firms-driving-office-market.html

Cambodia's Public Debt

According to the [inter]national Monetary Fund (IMF), at the end of 2011, the stock of Cambodia’s external public debt, including arrears, stood at around US 3.8 billion or 30 percent of GDP (24 percent in NPV terms). China remains the largest bilateral creditor, contributing to ...

http://www.cambizreview.com/

Manufacturing to diversify

While Cambodia seeks to diversify its manufacturing sector and encourage higher-value-added activities, experts say it must be supported by the right mix of government policies. The Asia Development Bank (ADB) says that the sharp increase of foreign direct investment (FDI) from $900 million in 2011 to ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013022561577/Business/manufacturing-to-diversify.html

Land Is Life, and It’s Slipping Away

Nean Narin, a humble man and father of three children, says his family is going hungry. Narin lives in the village of Boeung Kak, situated on the edge of Cambodia’s capital, Phnom Penh. For years, he and other villagers relied on the Boeung Kak Lake ...

http://www.ipsnews.net/2013/02/land-is-life-and-its-slipping-away/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

Opportunities for Cambodian growth

China’s transition from export-led to domestic-led growth, combined with the rising costs of production, could provide opportunities for Cambodian growth and diversity, analysts say. Faisal Ahmed, the IMF representative for Cambodia, said the Kingdom was already experiencing an increase in trade activity as a result of ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013012560983/Business/opportunities-for-cambodian-growth.html

European FDI declines, China’s up

European companies contributed less to total foreign direct investment (FDI) in Cambodia in 2011 than in 2012 as Chinese investment rose, Eurocham chairman Dominique Catry said yesterday. According to data from the Council for Development of Cambodia (CDC), 1.9 per cent of the total registered FDIs ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013012360933/Business/european-fdi-declines-china-s-up.html

FDI to grow small businesses in Cambodia

The recent growth of foreign direct investment (FDI) into the Kingdom will be a good opportunity to develop small- and medium- sized businesses, an official said yesterday. According to Hang Chuon Naron, deputy director of the National Economic Supreme Council and secretary of state at the ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013012260903/Business/fdi-to-grow-small-businesses-in-cambodia.html

Cambodia's economy to grow by 6.7% this year: WB

Cambodia’s economy is expected to grow by 6.7 percent in 2013 thanks to anticipating increases in agriculture, foreign direct investment (FDI) and tourism, the World Bank said in its latest outlook Wednesday. “The growth is based on achieving the dividends from focus on higher rice ...

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/business/2013-01/16/c_132106591.htm

Farmers biggest source of investment in agriculture

Despite attention from Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and official development assistance, farmers are by far the largest source of investment in agriculture, the State of Food and Agriculture 2012 report by the Food and Agriculture Organization published last week said. Farmers in low and middle income ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012121060175/Business/farmers-biggest-source-of-investment-in-agriculture.html

Costs outweigh the benefits of foreign direct investment: FAO

Cambodia has been featured as a case study in a new report launched by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) focusing on the effect of foreign direct investment (FDI) in developing nations’ agricultural sectors. While the report acknowledges the positive effects ...

Erika Mudie
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012111559750/Business/costs-outweigh-the-benefits-of-foreign-direct-investment-fao.html

Don't Envy the Chinese, Gov't Tells Europe

The commerce minister yesterday urged European businesspeople in Phnom Penh to invest more in Cambodia and not to envy the Chinese firms now dominating the foreign investment scene. Speaking at the gathering of the European Chamber of Commerce in Cambodia, Minister of Trade and Commerce Cham ...

Cambodia Needs To Develop Qualified Tourism Skills, Private Sector Said

Mr. Luu Meng, president of hotel association in Cambodia said this week that Cambodia needs to develop tourism skills to compete with other countries in the ASEAN region as the kingdom has more opportunity to attract foreign visitors. “Our skills of hospitality are limited in the ...

http://thesoutheastasiaweekly.com/

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